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RATINGS: 780   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our Sculpin IPA is a great example of what got us into brewing in the first place. After years of experimenting, we knew hopping an ale at five separate stages would produce something special. The result ended up being this gold-medal winning IPA, whose inspired use of hops creates hints of apricot, peach, mango and lemon flavors, but still packs a bit of a sting, just like a Sculpin fish.

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3.9
AtronSeige (1688) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - OCT 16, 2017
Aroma: Medium habanero, Medium bready, caramel, chili sting, pineapple. Appearance: Hazy, golden body. Medium, off-white head with good retention. Lacing. Flavour: Medium caramel, bready. Medium bitterness. Medium heat from the chili. Dry finish with lingering pineapple and habanero and heat. Mouthfeel: Medium body. Medium carbonation, smooth. Overall: The habanero is present and accounted for! Possibly a bit much for people who do not each chili often. The chili does overpower the beer on flavour, masking the hops and bitterness. 355 ml bottle, poured. 30A. Spice, Herb, Vegetable (Habanero) 21A. American IPA

1.5
wheldfond18 (12) - San Francisco, California, USA - OCT 13, 2017
Novel idea, but poor execution. I tried this special release from Ballast a few months ago and it was shockingly bad. Habanero flavor is overpowering and not a good combination with hops in my opinion. Don't get creative, stick with the basic Sculpin which is a wonderful full-bodied IPA.

1.6
StoneBeardCo (2) - Lindenhurst, New York, USA - SEP 29, 2017 does not count
Bought bottles Drank from glass. The aroma smells like hot peppers. You can immediately smell the spiciness when you open the bottle. I bought this thinking it was an original beer I would enjoy. Original it was, enjoynitni did not. It was just too hot for me to handle. I sat next to my friend as we both were nearly breaking sweats trying to put one of these down. I was only able to drink one.

3
ERB92 (772) - Bergen, NORWAY - SEP 10, 2017
Aroma of tropical fruits, citrus, caramel and pepper. Golden with a Off-white head. Medium sweet and medium + bitter. Medium body with a average carbonation. Overall thia is not a bad brew, But the chilli is Too over powering for me.

4
hansvf (915) - - SEP 3, 2017
Klein slokje bij Mark. De peper brand je bek ook, cool. Verder ruikt hij lekker hoppig.

3.6
Bosbouw (2984) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - SEP 3, 2017
Mooie oranje koper kleur met een goede kraag. Ruikt kruidig, mout peper. Smaakt peper, heet, beetje fruitig.


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